American Masters

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth - Preview

Preview: 02/07/2014 | 30s

Examine the dramatic life of writer/activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple. Her story is told with poetry and lyricism, and includes interviews with Steven Spielberg, Danny Glover, Quincy Jones, Howard Zinn, Gloria Steinem, Sapphire and Walker herself.

Aired: 02/07/14

Rating: NR

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